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Creator:
Townsend, Joyce, author.
Title(s):

How Turner painted : materials & techniques / Joyce H. Townsend ; [with a contribution by Tony Smibert].

Additional Title(s):

Materials and techniques

Published/Created:
London ; New York : Thames & Hudson, 2019.
©2019
Physical Description:
168 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 22 cm
Holdings:
Reference Library
NJ18.T85 T642 2019 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 156-158) and index.
Subject Terms:
Aesthetics.
Maltechnik.
Painting, British -- 19th century.
Painting, British.
Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851 -- Aesthetics.
Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851.
Turner, Joseph Mallord William, 1775-1851.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Contributors:
Smibert, Tony, contributor.
Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851. Paintings. Selections.
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  • Foreword / Nicola Moorby
  • Introduction: An artist ahead of his time
  • One. Innovative ways of using watercolour
  • Two. Making oil paint do everything Turner wanted: Modified paint media
  • Three. Finished paintings and 'Varnishing days'
  • Four. Turner's toolkit: Processes for creating a composition
  • Five. Paintboxes, palettes and colours in an industrial age
  • Six. Working like Turner: A contemporary artist's perspective / Tony Smibert
  • Seven. Changes in appearance with time: Appreciating Turner today.